Lauren E. Jones, 36, of Sarver, Buffalo Township, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot, after a lengthy illness. She was born April 22, 1982, in Pittsburgh, and lived in this area all of her life. She had a degree in criminal justice and an optician degree. She was an optician in Meadville. She was the daughter of John V. Jones and Debra Troutman. She enjoyed swim team. Survivors include her son, Jordan Jones Jackson, of Buffalo Township; mother, Debra Jones Troutman, of Buffalo Township; father, John V. Jones, of Squirrel Hill; stepson, JaQuae Jackson, (Jordan's half-brother), of Pittsburgh; and stepmother, Patricia Jackson, of Pittsburgh. Memorial contributions may be made to Oncology Assistance Fund, ACMH Foundation, One Nolte Drive, Kittanning, PA 16201. The funeral service is under the direction of the KRYNICKI FUNERAL HOME INC., 1007 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at the First United Presbyterian Church, 913 Lock St., Tarentum, with the Rev. Mark Richardson, officiating. Condolences may be made at www.krynickifh.com.